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Nursing Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

 

have YOU CONSIDERED A CAREER IN NURSING?

Do you like caring for others?  Are you interested in the anatomy and physiology of the human body?  Have you known a friend or family member with a health care problem that you truly wished you could have helped with?  If so, Gulf Coast State College can help prepare you for a career as a nurse.

Are your nursing education goals to go to a university to get a bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree?  The Nursing Option, Liberal Arts A.A. at Gulf Coast State College will give you the foundation of general education studies to take your local degree to a higher level.

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Contact the Advisor

Martha Ruder
Coordinator, Nursing
850-913-3314
mruder@gulfcoast.edu

 
 

Who is eligible To take classes for the nursing Option, Liberal Arts A.A. degree?

If you are a high school graduate, you can apply to Gulf Coast State College to take classes for this degree.

If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.  

WHY CHOOSE GULF COAST STATE COLLEGE TO EARN YOUR degree?

  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.
 

what steps do i take to get a nursing Option, Liberal Arts A.A. degree?

First, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Students are strongly encouraged to be in close contact with the university they plan to attend before beginning this course of study in order to get a clear understanding of university requirements and to begin making specific plans for transfer.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific course information.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR MY CLASSES?

Check out the course registration dates and plan your schedule today.  The Gulf Coast State College Advising Center is available to help you with your plans.

How do I apply for financial aid and scholarships?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about  scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

Program Requirements

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
+*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement 3
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement 3
Literature See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area
•+*STA2023, Statistics 3
See General Education Requirement 3
Natural Sciences Area
Physical Science CHM1032, Gen, Organic, Biochemistry or higher 3
Biological Science •BSC2085, Anatomy and Physiology I 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences •PSY2012, Psychology 3
History See General Education Requirement 3
Government See General Education Requirement 3
Additional Common Prerequisites
BSC2085L, Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1
+BSC2086, Anatomy and Physiology II 3
BSC2086L, Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 1
HUN1201, Nutrition 3
+MCB2004, Microbiology 3
MCB2004L, Microbiology Lab 1
DEP2004, Developmental Psychology 3
•SYG2000, Sociology 3
Electives
Electives 6

TOTAL DEGREE HOURS

60

Most Florida BSN programs require a foreign language prior to entry.


• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

 
 

health sciences Division Chair

Laura Justice
850-872-3828
ljustice@gulfcoast.edu

 
 
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